Work Package 3: Frontier simulations

Work Package Leaders: Peter Braesicke (KIT) and Olaf Kolditz (UFZ)

The objective of this work package is to design, carry out and analyse a set of cutting-edge simulations, using the latest Earth system modelling technology, to provide solutions to grand challenges.


  • Task 3.1: Multiscale global change projections 

Team Leaders: Arne Biastoch (GEOMAR) and Tido Semmler (AWI)

  • Task 3.2: Monsoon systems in a changing climate

Team Leaders: Sabine Brinkop (DLR) and Bärbel Vogel (FZJ)

  • Task 3.3: European hydro-meteorological extremes

Team Leaders: Luis Samaniego (UFZ) and Joanna Staneva (HZG)

  • Task 3.4: Cross-compartmental matter cycling: From land to sea

Team Leaders: Sabine Attinger (UFZ) and Corinna Schrum (HZG)

  • Task 3.5: Georeservoirs

Team Leaders: Olaf Kolditz (UFZ) and Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth (GFZ)

  • Task 3.6: Data and HPC management 

Team Leaders: Stefan Kollet (FZJ) and Claas Teichmann (GERICS)

Expected results:

  • Cutting-edge simulations that contribute to the solution of grand challenges
  • Provision of model data to the scientific community
  • Recommendations for the implementation of frontier simulations in PoF-IV